Home Exterior Painting Ideas. From Classic to Bold
It’s just the right time for large projects to improve your home. If the old paint is all faded out or it simply doesn’t appeal to you any more and you want to freshen up the look of your home, here are 10 home exterior painting ideas to suit the most classical as well as bolder style preferences.
Staying true to its surroundings, this large home’s ocean blue color reflects the seaside nearby. Paint the front door in an unexpected saturated hue, such as royal purple, for a playful yet stylish look.
This home gives a subtle nod to Tudor style with its brown accents but is thoroughly contemporary with a bright coat of mustard yellow. The door is kept in its natural wood color and just stained.
This eye-catching traditional exterior is rooted into its landscape with an earthy palette of taupe, beige, brown and red. Choose muted hues for a warm, sun-baked look.
This homeowner also wanted to reflect the setting, with a cool color palette this time – cool green with butter yellow insertions. Those natural tones evoke sensations of a calm and serene abode.
This exterior is painted in similar shades of one color family – peach – to direct the eye to the green front door.
Home exterior painting ideas. Architecture and color
Symmetrical homes evoke a sense of formality, elegance and heritage. This home honors tradition with a lighter-colored palette, while a bright blue door spotlights the elegant architecture of the entryway.
You typically see modern style homes dressed in neutral tones, but the saturated yellow exterior of this home makes a statement. To subdue the tone, a soft gray covers most of the front exterior, while the yellow is present in smaller doses.
If you have a home with intricate architectural details, allow its design to shine by choosing muted tones.
This bold combinations of warm and earthy red with cool blue looks exceptional on traditional homes.
If your home’s architecture has an unconventional style — like this country-style home — paint the exterior in a crisp, clean white color. Keep it simple by accenting with a few natural accents.